Additionally, just as corporate cultures exist, so does it exist for every family. He totally blew me off and said "blah blah blah" and it was so early in our relationship that I was taken aback and didn't push the issue then and there. Pants-to-Church Sunday left me a bit bruised. Because you are a good person, you will recognize the influence of the Holy Ghost and know that the church is true. I never really thought about the sacrifices the wife of a doctor must make.
Imagine if all the men in the world weighed over pounds and acted like slobs. If you think your girlfriend's resistance to being exposed to anything critical of Mormonism sounds cult-like, you are right. If she is full on Mormon, this relationship will go one of two ways: You will convert and change your entire lifestyle and personality to conform with her expectations never to deconvert or you will face severe penalitesor you will break up because you won't convert and change everything about yourself. So I was falling head over heels for this guy, but in the meantime I didn't feel like we were going anywhere. Stop trying to make up for all the little things you miss with big short-term things. And there are questions and lessons that dual-faith couples face that zero-faith or single-faith households do not. There have been times in my marriage where I have been frustrated and angry by his lack of change. Oh, yeah, and this girl belongs to a verifiable cult.
I am active in church, I take my kids regularly, and I have callings. I'm engaged to a junior intern and we're supposed to get married soon. But I've met those 3 dates to engagement couples. She's really attractive, too.
They want a man who has navigated the stormy seas of the world, who has just a little bit of history, and has overcome the degenerate worldly culture, a man who has discovered for himself where peace and happiness lie. You know what the official line of the church is, and what bishops and stake presidents are likely to say. I am a military doctor's wife, so in addition to the hideous hours, we have deployments. Ending sooner rather than later is much easier and less painful for everybody. Basically nothing like reality. Our first Christmas married I want you all to know that you are loved and appreciated.